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Sprinkler advocacy at its best: NFPA and HFSC honor fire chief for his relentless support of home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) awarded Fire Chief Brian Leahy from the Clarendon Hills, Illinois, Fire Department with the 2015 Bringing Safety Home Award, presented at the Fire Sprinkler Initiative Summit in Phoenix, Arizona. The award recognizes fire service members and other safety advocates who use HFSC’s home fire sprinkler educational materials and Fire Sprinkler Initiative resources to ensure that decision-makers have accurate information as new or updated home fire sprinkler codes are considered. Fifteen years ago, Chief Leahy spent hours meeting with his mayor and elected officials to educate them about the benefits…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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